Raigarh Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Raigarh sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Raigarh sub district of Raigarh district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Raigarh municipal corporation and out growth is 34 km2. Population density of the city is 4448 persons per km2. There are 47 wards in the city, among them Raigarh Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 7891 and Benderchua (og) Ward No 42 (rural Mdds Code:434993) is the least populous ward with population of 105.

Nearest railway station is Raigarh which is within the city. Raigarh is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Raigarh. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 245 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1326.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 77 thousand (51%) are male and about 73 thousand (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raigarh municipal corporation and out growth is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raigarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 150,019 110,916 25,612 13,491 18,804
Male 76,865 57,255 12,797 6,813 9,848
Female 73,154 53,661 12,815 6,678 8,956

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 901 and in Christians are 1032

Religion wise population 2011 - Raigarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 150,019 135,323 8,250 4,484 1,275 284 279 26 98
Male 76,865 69,286 4,339 2,207 666 137 155 14 61
Female 73,154 66,037 3,911 2,277 609 147 124 12 37

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 35% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 36.7% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 33.3%. General caste population has increased by 34.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.8% and child population has increased by 21.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raigarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35% 34.6% 36.8% 34.8% 21.8%
Male 33.3% 33.6% 34% 30.3% 22.8%
Female 36.7% 35.6% 39.8% 39.8% 20.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 1001 and in schedule tribe is 980. There are 909 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raigarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 14 42 66 -15
2011 952 937 1001 980 909
2001 928 923 959 914 924

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 62 thousand are male and about 52 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raigarh is 87%. 93% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raigarh

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 2.8% 8.7%
2011 86.8% 93% 80.3%
2001 81.2% 90.2% 71.6%

Workers profile

Raigarh has 33% (about 50 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raigarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33% 30.6% 2.4% 67%
Male 53.1% 49.9% 3.2% 46.9%
Female 11.9% 10.4% 1.5% 88.1%